Ghanashyama, Ghanaśyāma: 9 definitions


Ghanashyama means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit term Ghanaśyāma can be transliterated into English as Ghanasyama or Ghanashyama, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ghanaśyāma (घनश्याम).—a S pop. ghanaśāma & ghanasāvaḷā a Of the color of a dark cloud. Ex. tṛṣākrānta ḍōḷē ghanaśāma rāmā || pāhāyāsarē sarvalōkābhirāmā || āśramāpāsīṃ hōtē vēḷā || ubhā rāhilā ghanasāvaḷā ||.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

ghanaśyāma (घनश्याम).—aOf the colour of the dark cloud.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Ghanashyama in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ghanaśyāma (घनश्याम).—mfn.

(-maḥ-mā-maṃ) Black, deep black, as that of heavy clouds m.

(-maḥ) 1. Rama. 2. Krishna. E. ghana and śyāma black. ghanaḥ megha iva śyāmaḥ .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Ghanaśyāma (घनश्याम) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—son of Rāghava Paṇḍita, father of Rāmanārā- yaṇa, grandfather of Kāśīśvara (Jñānāmṛta 1739). Io. 222.

2) Ghanaśyāma (घनश्याम):—father of Govardhana (Vedāntacintāmaṇi). L. 3016.

3) Ghanaśyāma (घनश्याम):—Gopīrasavivaraṇa. B. 4, 50.

4) Ghanaśyāma (घनश्याम):—Yātrāmaṅgala jy. Sūcīpattra. 18.

5) Ghanaśyāma (घनश्याम):—Varṇaprakāśa [grammatical] Oudh. Xiv, 36.

6) Ghanaśyāma (घनश्याम):—Bhāṣāmañjarī.

7) Ghanaśyāma (घनश्याम):—Bhāratīcamatkāra kāvya. Viddhaśālabhañjikāṭīkā.

8) Ghanaśyāma (घनश्याम):—Hastamuktāvalīsārasamuddhṛtikā.

9) Ghanaśyāma (घनश्याम):—son of Mahādeva: Kumāravijaya nāṭaka. Catal. Io. No. 4180.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Ghanaśyāma (घनश्याम):—[=ghana-śyāma] [from ghana] m. ‘dark like a cloud (cf. [Pāṇini 2-1, 55; Kāśikā-vṛtti])’, Kṛṣṇa, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa v, 18, 39]

2) [v.s. ...] Rāma, [Mahānāṭaka]

3) [v.s. ...] Name of a copyist (of the last century).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ghanaśyāma (घनश्याम):—[ghana-śyāma] (maḥ-mā-maṃ) a. Black as a cloud. m. Rāma; Krishna.

[Sanskrit to German]

Ghanashyama in German

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Ghanashyama in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Ghanaśyāma (ಘನಶ್ಯಾಮ):—[noun] an epithet of Křṣṇa, whose black complexion resembles that of rainy clouds.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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